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IPCop is described as 'Firewall is a Linux firewall distribution geared towards home and SOHO (Small Office/Home Office) users. The IPCop interface is very user-friendly and task-based' and is a Firewall in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to IPCop for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, BSD, VirtualBox and Windows. The best alternative is pfSense, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like IPCop are OPNsense, IPFire, Endian Firewall Community and VyOS.

IPCop alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be VPN Services or Operating Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of IPCop.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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  1. pfSense is a free, open source customized distribution of FreeBSD tailored for use as a firewall, and router.

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    OPNsense

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    OPNsense includes most of the features available in expensive commercial firewalls, and more in many cases. It brings the rich feature set of commercial offerings with the benefits of open and verifiable sources.

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    IPFire

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    IPFire is a server distribution with intended to use as a firewall. It focuses on flexibility, and scales from small to middle sized business networks and home networks.

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    Most users think IPFire is a great alternative to IPCop.

    It's really actively developed and additionally in a country not under direct control of the NSA or GCHQ respectively. As IPCop seems to be dead (no new version since some 2 years) IPFire has taken the best of IPCop and made it very much better.

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    It is a direct derivative / spin-off off of IPCop and therefore featues ALL of what IPCop used to offer and then even some more! And it is actively maintained and developed.

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    It has all the same features and more. It is also actively maintained.

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  4. Endian Firewall Community (EFW) is a "turn-key" linux security distribution that turns every system into a full featured security appliance with Unified Threat Management (UTM) functionality.

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  5. VyOS is a community fork of Vyatta , a Linux-based network operating system that provides software-based network routing, firewall, and VPN functionality.

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    ZeroShell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Zeroshell is a Linux distribution for servers and embedded devices aimed at providing the main network services a LAN requires. It is available in the form of Live CD or Compact Flash image and you can configure and administer it using your web browser.

    Discontinued

    From the Zeroshell website (translated from Italian to English)Disposal of the Zeroshell projectThe project has now reached the end of its life. Zeroshell was born in June 2006 and has over 200,000 installations worldwide. Any security updates will be guaranteed until September 30, 2021. I thank everyone who believed and contributed in various ways to improving the project. The zeroshell.org domain will be divested or sold on September 30, 2021

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    Smoothwall

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The SmoothWall Open Source Project was set up to develop and maintain SmoothWall Express - a Free firewall that includes its own security-hardened GNU/Linux operating system and an easy-to-use web interface.

    Discontinued

    The site says the last release was October 2014.

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    CacheGuard-OS

    • Windows
    • VirtualBox
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    • Proxmox Virtual Environment

    All CacheGuard products and services are focused on delivering secured and optimized Web contents to our clients. To achieve that goal we made CacheGuard OS which is our core product.

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  9. OpenContrail is an Apache 2.0-licensed project that is built using standards-based protocols and provides all the necessary components for network virtualization–SDN controller, virtual router, analytics engine, and published northbound APIs.

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    BSD Router Project:

    • FreeOpen Source
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    BSD Router Project (BSDRP) is an embedded free and open source software router distribution based on FreeBSD with FRRouting (Quagga fork) and Bird.

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